PGDE 8316 - Independent Research
At the conclusion of this course, the Orthodontic Resident will be able to:
1. Understand the scientific method as it applies to critical review of the literature and research design
2. Understand literature search techniques and strategies as well as the different levels of research publications ranging from opinions, case reports, blinded studies, prospective research, randomized controlled clinical studies to systematic reviews.
3. Complete an independent research project to include an abstract, proposal, data collection, analysis and write up for submission to an appropriate peer-reviewed scientific journal
4. Complete Master’s Thesis